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Vax IPX4. Not sucking from carpet. Plastic

Vax IPX4. Not sucking from carpet. Plastic sealing clip broken. This is one of a pair that click shut to fasten dirty water container and keep it airtight

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  • royzee May 11, 2010

    Sorry, what is the question?

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ukvacfan
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SOURCE: Operating instructions for Vax wet cleaner

What is an IPX4 by Vax?

Posted on Dec 29, 2007


reddevil6
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SOURCE: Hoover steamvan cleaner F5807

If this has a duct part #38661003 (#3) that is supposed to be installed in front of the tank isn't there, then you will have no suction to pick up the dirty water.

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If this doesn't use a duct, then either the foam filter (#2) is up all of the way, need to leave 1/4 in. gap from the top, or the rear of the tank lid is not locked down.

Posted on Jan 22, 2008

SOURCE: hoover will not suck carpet shampooer

no solution, hoover is by far the most rediculous machinery... it says its as easy as filling it up and using it as a vacuum.. but it doesnt show how the hell you fill it up, there are two possible places where water and solution obviously enters and leaves... yet niether of them open up for fluids to be put in
and of course the instructions dont tell you how to fill it up
no wonder it has only a 30 day money back "guarentee"
because it takes 30 days for the buyer to realize that it doesnt work
so you can spend 300 on this faulty product.. or spend 300 on something that wont infieriate you
have fun

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

farr64
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SOURCE: Cleaner not sucking up dirty water.

try stripping it down and cleaning all parts and filters .some cleaners use a safety 'ball' to stop water getting on the motor is this stuck it should slide up and down a small track in a tube..good luck hope this helps farr64.

Posted on Apr 29, 2009

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SOURCE: water lesking from vax rapide carpet washer

i have been using a vax v26 carpet cleaner and the washing water is leaking from the bottom then the solution will not come out has the pump given up?

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: My Vax rapide is not sucking up water?

I had the same problem. Then I took off the brushbar (it's underneath at the front). It just pops off. Then it worked fine. I guess you only need it for long carpets.

Posted on Aug 29, 2009

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